Archive for the 'Oscar' Category

I just got through watching GoodFellas again, and there’s one thing that bothers me: the music. The soundtrack is highly acclaimed, and I have no quibble with the song choices themselves. But I am bugged by the fact that they tend to bear little or no connection to the year a particular scene takes place. [...]

Boredom

05Mar06

That’s it for the Oscar blogging. Good night.

8:20

05Mar06

Norman Corwin… Norman Corwin… where have –
oh, Norman Corwin.

8:12

05Mar06

Lauren Bacall… sorry if I’m being insensitive, but yikes…

8:02

05Mar06

That make-up guy deserves a kick in the nuts for taking up all the speech time. Hi, TWO of you won.

7:55

05Mar06

I really like that giant curved display over the stage.
Oh, a letterboxed commercial on the HD feed. WHY would you not have an HD version of a commercial, but then letterbox it? Do you realize how much screen real estate you’re wasting? ANOTHER ONE???

7:48

05Mar06

Good for John Canemaker (who can be seen narrating the 1975 documentary “The Boys from Termite Terrace” on the first Looney Tunes box set), and way to take a shot at CGI.
(Eli Wallach is still alive?)


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